Bamboo ssh task logs are missing line breaks

It seems that running an SSH task on a remote Linux server outputs everything on the same line.

The logs are missing line breaks which otherwise output fine when using an external SSH client.

Is the plugin mangling newlines?

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Hi Patrick,

I have a bit of clumsy workaround for this. Use carriage return instead of newlines. ( ms-dos vs unix line ends )

Here is a bit of sample code I use in my scripts:

echo -e "\r"
[ -w /data/ ] && echo -e "script\t`date '+%d-%b-%Y %H:%M:%S'`\t /data is writeable\r" && cd /data
[ -w /data/ ] || echo -e "script\t`date '+%d-%b-%Y %H:%M:%S'`\t /data is NOT writeable\r"
[ -w /data/ ] || exit 1

It doesn't look very nice but it works for my testers on reading log-output. It looks like this:

simple	22-Jul-2013 13:42:41	Command: stdout = 
script	22-Jul-2013 13:42:42	 /data is writeable

Hope this helps you.

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I can't believe that anyone else complains about this. Sometimes I want to give up from Bamboo!!!!!


BTW your solution did not work for me Maurice

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